Safe Administration of Medicines

We are delighted to be in the position of being able to offer you the world's most comprehensive online medication administration training - more comprehensive than most non-online alternatives!

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Duration:
90-100m
Modules:
30
From only
£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing

About the course

Satisfying current standards, this course will help you get medication administration right, first time, every time.

Put across logically, in bite size pieces, people understand it, learn from it and can put best medication practices into daily use.

Who is this course for?

Whether for induction, vocational, refresher or management training, this is medication administration training you will want to use time after time. You can start the course right now.

What does the course cover?

  • Taking responsibility
  • Uses of medication
  • Taking medication
  • Types of drugs
  • Non-prescription medication
  • Medication register
  • Contraindications
  • Tolerance
  • Dependence
  • Consent
  • Authorised persons
  • Medication record entries
  • Reading prescriptions
  • Medication changes
  • Labels, correct vs faults
  • Medication receipt
  • Medication storage
  • Correct administration practices
  • Advance preparation
  • Infection control
  • Medication trolleys 
  • Interruptions and distractions, managing them 
  • Medication administration records
  • Observation
  • Finishing medication correctly
  • Do and don't instructions
  • Crushing
  • Covert medication
  • Dosage errors
  • Disposal of medicines
  • Specialised techniques
  • Controlled drugs
  • Self medication
  • Compliance aids
  • Monitored dosage systems (MDS)
  • Home care issues
  • Preventing and managing medication errors
Download the syllabus (PDF)

How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.


Contributes to Care Certificate Standard 13

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All new health and social care workers should be inducted according to the Care Certificate framework. This replaces the Common Induction Standards and National Minimum Training Standards.

Social Care TV have a wide range of training that satisfies the requirements of the Care Certificate. Furthermore, our training covers, at the same time, important aspects of further vocational training.

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From only
£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing
Duration:
90-100m
Modules:
30
  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

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01953 853070 info@social-care.tv
 

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